Miami vs. Boston College Prediction

Miami Hurricanes vs. Boston College Eagles, 2/17/19 Predictions & Odds

The Miami Hurricanes have lost three of their last five games but have been profitable at the betting window during that span. Will they cover as a small road favorite on Sunday evening when they visit the struggling Boston College Eagles at 6:00 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

829 Miami Hurricanes at 830 Boston College Eagles

6:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, February 17, 2019

Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, the Hurricanes are 2.5-point favorites to beat the Eagles. The total, meanwhile, sits at 139.5 points and as of this writing, 52% of the public betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Eagles to cover the point spread.

Miami Hurricanes Quotable

“They could do something you aren’t really prepared for,” said head coach Jim Larrañaga on calling the timeout. “They could go zone. And I have a lot of confidence in our guys that they could get a good shot.” Larrañaga said that inbounding the ball out of a timeout is another factor that led him to keep play going.

Boston College Eagles Quotable

"You've got to find a way to win games and we were lucky enough to find a way to win with timely shots and stops," BC coach Jim Christian said.

NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends

Miami

The Hurricanes are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games versus an opponent with a winning record.

Boston College

The Eagles failed to cover the spread in five of their previous six home games when they faced an opponent with a road winning percentage of less than .400.

Prediction

The Hurricanes have been a poor bet in this series, posting a winless record against the spread in their previous six games versus the Eagles and going 0-4 against the number in their last four trips to Chestnut Hill. The home team is also 8-3 against the spread in the last 11 meetings between these two teams while Miami is just 6-15 at the betting window in its last 21 games coming off a victory.

Sunday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Boston College Eagles +2.5

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